October 16, 2018 / 12:31 AM / 4 months ago

9th Circuit reinstates protein powder labeling lawsuit

A U.S. appeals court has ruled a lawsuit accusing nutritional supplement maker MusclePharm Corp of misleading consumers about the source of its protein powder was not preempted by federal law.

In a unanimous decision on Friday, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s dismissal of the case, finding only the amount of protein in the powder, not its source or composition, was subject to federal regulation.

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